Operation Red Nose Raises $21,000

Operation Red Nose in the Battlefords has completed its 10th year of volunteering during the holiday season, and the first year of being hosted by KidSport Battlefords. “We had 50 volunteers who provided assistance with driving, answering phones or other activities during the campaign,” says David Schell, chairperson of Operation Red Nose and KidSport Battlefords representative. “In total, 815 hours were volunteered between Nov. 30, 2018, and Dec. 31, 2018. During the eight evenings of offering our service, we provided 231 rides home.” Operation Red Nose clients’ donations of $4,275.10 together with corporate donations of $16,735, for a total of $21,010.10, will once again be donated to KidSport Battlefords. Photo submitted

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